Contact: Bill Dewick
Telephone: 01483 715710
Canoeing and Sub Aqua Diving
take place at the Pool in the Park on Wednesday evenings from 8.30
pm - 10.00 pm. The canoeing is for anyone aged from 12 years onwards
and costs £4.00 per session inclusive of coaching and all equipment.
Diving from age 14 years costs £4.00 for a try-dive and then £4.00
per session, membership of the British Sub Aqua Club is obligatory
after the initial try-dive.
Set up in 1936 to send
a team to the Berlin Olympics, the British Canoe Union (BCU) is the
lead body for canoeing and kayaking in the UK. Since then the organisation
has grown considerably, and the range of canoeing opportunity has
The BCU is the umbrella organisation for Canoe
England, Canoe Wales, Canoe Association of Northern Ireland and the
Scottish Canoeing Association.
You can contact the British Canoe Union at:
British Canoe Union HQ (also the
offices of Canoe England)
18 Market Place
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